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Breast Cancer Screenings: Valley Doctor Wants Skin Exams Included

breast cancer linked to skin cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with the attention being focused on detection and prevention, one local dermatologist is hoping the same will go for skin checks.

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Food Tips for Better Skin

junk food facts

The foods you eat play a large role in the health of your skin. So what should you really be putting in your body? Doctor Andrew Newman, a resident dermatologist at Affiliated Dermatology, shares his insight on how what you put in your body affects your overall health.

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Why You Should Avoid Tanning This Summer

dangers of tanning this summer

Whether you get a tan on the beach, in your backyard, in a tanning bed, or through incidental exposure is bad news! Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet radiation, also known as UV rays, from the sun or tanning lamps which cause skin cell damage. 

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The Best Ways to Get Vitamin D Without Harming Your Skin

How to Get Vitamin D Without the Sun

Vitamin D increases bone strength, lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart attacks, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Even in the sunniest places, Vitamin D is one of the most lacking nutrients in humans worldwide.

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Skin Cancer: What to Look for & How to Protect Yourself

Sun Safety Tips

Every time you tan, you damage your skin, as this damage builds you speed up the aging of your skin and increase your risk for all types of skin cancer.